Yay! The dlr-languages package has been migrated to testing, which means that it will be included in squeeze, the next release of Debian. Jo has uploaded the -2 version and it is now in sid. This version addresses the issues brought up in the Ubuntu Feature Freeze exception (FFe) bug, so I expect that it will be accepted shortly. Still lots of “ifs”, but this is pretty exciting for me, since this is my first debian package, and I’ve been intending to get it in for over two years.
I’m not just sitting on my hands while this happens. I’ve been working with Ivan, Ankit, Dino and Michael to get the next version of the package put together. I’m currently merging Ivan’s latest branch into the changes I’ve made for DFSG compliance. Dino recommended that the next release include IronRuby 1.0 and IronPython 2.6.1, which should be released by upstream around the middle of April.